TITLE

Most cancer centers have palliative care programs

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;May2010, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information that palliative care services are available almost all cancer centers in the U.S, according to a study in the "Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)". David Hui, medical doctor of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, says that 98% of National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer centers have palliative care programs. The author concludes that integration of palliative care specialists are needed to ensure the success of the program.
ACCESSION #
50355183

 

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